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 (ôr′bĭ-sən), Roy 1936-1988.
American singer and songwriter noted for his smooth tenor voice. Many of his ballads were made popular by later musicians.

Orbison

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(Biography) Roy (Kelton). 1936–89, US pop singer and songwriter. His records include the singles "Only the Lonely" (1960) and "Oh Pretty Woman" (1964) and the album Mystery Girl (1989)
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Noun1.Orbison - United States composer and rockabilly tenor popular in the 1950s (1936-1988)
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